Gonorrhoea Map Reveals STI Hotspots Across The UK

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After experts warned that a super resistant strain of gonorrhoea could sweep the nation, one health company has created an interactive map showing the...

Calculator Reveals How Many People You've 'Indirectly' Had Sex With And STI Risk

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The amount of people you've had sexual contact with with could be a lot higher than you think. A new online tool reveals the amount of people you've "...

Condom Ad Campaign Turns STIs Into Tinder Dating Profiles To Promote Safe Sex

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

UPDATE: This campaign has since been pulled after facing a public backlash for "stigmatising" people with infections and the company behind the campai...

Why You Should Wear A Condom During Oral Sex

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

More and more people are contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through oral sex, a leading health expert has said. Dr Peter Greenhouse, ...

The Gift You Don't Want This Christmas

Dr Nitu Bajekal | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitu Bajekal

With Christmas and New Year parties coming up over the festive season, I felt it is important to highlight to people of all genders the dangers of having unprotected sex. Numbers attending sexual health clinics are known to increase after the holiday period.

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Brits Could Have This Symptomless STI

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of thousands of Brits could be unknowingly affected by a symptomless STI, a recent study has revealed. Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is a bac...

There's A Giant Penis Walking Around Norway Ejaculating Glitter

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On Thursday, Public Health England released statistics showing a five per cent increase in STIs in London's 16 to 24 year olds. Norway has a simila...

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Use a Condom

Suzi Godson | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Although men frequently complain about decreased sensitivity with condoms, a 2013 study found no difference in satisfaction ratings between men who wore condoms and those who didn't. The study, which was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, also found no significant differences in men's ability to have erections with, or without, condoms.

11 Places That People Are Most Likely To Catch An STI

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered if you're more likely to catch a sexually transmitted infection on the beach or on the bus? Well, we're about to put your mind at ease. ...

Prolonged Use Of The Pill Could Affect This Part Of Your Body

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Long-term use of the contraceptive pill doubles the risk of a leading cause of blindness, a study has shown. Scientists warned that the Pill may pl...

One In Four Students Contracts STI In First Year Of University

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A quarter of students contract a sexually transmitted infection during their first year of university, it has been revealed. The figures have promp...

Which City Is The 'STD Capital Of The UK'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

Birmingham has taken the dubiously diseased topspot in a poll to identify the STD capital of the UK. Data taken from 5,000 online consultations poi...

Cardiff Voted Worst Uni For Sexual Health Services

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

When it comes to sexual health, Cardiff students can expect the worst from their university, according to a new report. Cardiff University came las...

Why the Government Risks Letting People With HIV Down

Yusef Azad | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Politics
Yusef Azad

The question, one the National AIDS Trust also wants answered, is how serious is the Government about tackling HIV? Whilst we have a strategy for conditions such as flu and autism, the national strategy for sexual health and HIV in England came to an end in 2010 and two years on, no replacement has been published.

That's a Wrap: Condoms, STIs and HBO's Girls

Claire Surrey | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Surrey

Condoms, when properly used, can help prevent STI and HIV transmission. If you're sexually active, use your judgement and ask whether your partner has been tested. Better yet, why not nix the suspense and make getting regular STI screenings a New Year's resolution?

Sexual Health Awareness Week: Contraception Myths

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

With the wealth of information available nowadays at the mere click of a button, it's astounding to hear how many sexual health misconceptions are sti...

Bonk Holiday

Tracey Cox | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tracey Cox

Nothing like a national celebration to up the national average for sex. The combination of party + alcohol + time off + a lie in = more sex for everyone! Less 'God save the Queen' more 'God help me I'm horny as hell'. WARNING: This blog contains graphic sexual content...

Rise In STIs Poses 'Very Real Danger'

PA | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Too many people are putting themselves at risk by having unsafe sex, health experts have warned, as figures were released showing a "disappointing" ri...

The 'Most Selfless Sexual Act': Anal Sex, Teenagers, Pegging and Literature

B.J. Epstein | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

WARNING: This blog contains adult content Of late, there have been a number of news stories about anal sex and in particular how it is becoming more common. You might wonder how private sexual acts are newsworthy, but there are a few reasons here.

Young People Still Unaware of STI Risks

Emma Thomas | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK
Emma Thomas

Young people get drunk and have sex. There. We've said it. The question is, why are they still unaware of the risks?

Sex Education Has Nothing to Do With Condoms

Carrie Lloyd | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Carrie Lloyd

We're getting something very wrong and it's the fact that schools are too scared to talk about the fluffy parts of our lives that actually influence us to make the correct decisions. Confidence, avoiding hurting others, why every one is getting wasted, understanding that we have a right to say no.

No to Abstinence - Yes to Better Education

Ambi Sitham | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Politics
Ambi Sitham

Nadine Dorries' proposals have been lambasted as being out of touch, based on religiosity and an attempt to impose Christian moral values on others as well as being sexist by targeting girls exclusively. Perhaps some of this is true and certainly some of her reasoning behind the bill is questionable if we are being polite, ludicrous if we are being blunt. But I can't help but think that whilst not hitting the nail on the head, she has touched a nerve that we as a society need to acknowledge and the government and educational authorities need to address.

Young Should Be Educated About Alcohol Abuse, Say Experts

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Young people should be educated on the dangers of alcohol abuse when they attend sexual health clinics, experts have said. With more than 1.5millio...

Primary Schools 'Forced' To Teach Sex Education

Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Some primary schools are being forced by local authorities to teach sex education to their pupils, a report has claimed. The research, published on...